Skaratoppen, Vestfossen, Lysaker member (Ordovician of Norway)

Where: Eiker-Sandsvær, Norway (59.2° N, 10.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.4° S, 12.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Megistaspis limbata zone, Lysaker Member (Huk Formation), Dapingian (470.0 - 467.3 Ma)

• Lysaker Member, approx. 2.5 m above the top of the Tøyen Fm

Environment/lithology: marine; muddy limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: O. A. Hoel and M. Høyberget. 2002. The Lower Ordovician trilobite Megistaspis (Rhinoferus) hyorrhina (Leuchtenberg, 1843) in Norway, with notes on its autecology. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 82:45-51 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191047: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 05.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Megistaspis (Rhinoferus) hyorrhina Leuchtenberg 1843 trilobite